Reading And Northern’s #425 In Winter!
When does steam not look great in the snow?
Once again, Reading and Northern’s Pacific type locomotive #425 steals the show with a fantastic winter excursion between Port Clinton, PA. and Jim Thorpe, PA.
A Pacific type light 4-6-2 steam locomotive, she was built to haul passengers on the Gulf Mobile & Northern Railroad which ran lines from Mobile, Alabama north to Jackson, Tennessee. #425 was a Pacific type locomotive that predominately a steam passenger locomotive during her service and was retired in 1950 from the then Gulf Mobile & Ohio Railroad.
- Rail Line: Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad
- Train Name: #425 Pacific type steam
- Power type: 4-6-2 Steam Locomotive Pacific Class
- Builder: Baldwin Locomotive Works
- Build Date: 1928
If you’ve ever taken a ride on the Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad #425 or a train like this let us know in the comments below! Would love to hear your experience on this classic piece of history!